Authorities in the North destroy major cannabis Plantation in the community of Consejo in the Corozal District.
On Wednesday, January 20th, 2021, between the hours of 6:00 a.m., and 1:40 p.m., Police Officers and BDF Soldiers conducted a joint operation in Consejo Village, Corozal District. As a result, they discovered a marijuana field with (2,500) marijuana plants measuring between 5 and 6feet tall. The team also discovered a nearby shed that was used to house process marijuana in crocus sacks and for drying of the plants. The total combined weight of marijuana that was discovered under the shed was (6,665) grams. They also discovered a second marijuana field that had (3,240) marijuana plants ranging between 1 and 2feet tall. They also found three sheds near the field that housed a combined total of (5,205) grams of processed marijuana. No one was seen in any of the areas during the operation and as a result, all the marijuana was destroyed by fire.